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by japarker
Mon May 18, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Sluggish off the line.
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: Sluggish off the line.

I rebuilt and synchronized the carbs and adjusted the valves. Overall it sounds and runs better, but this particular issue is still there. I'll be honest, I'm fairly new to the art of motorcycle mechanics and the electrical side is still a little over my head. As far as I can tell everything is orig...
by japarker
Mon May 18, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Sluggish off the line.
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Sluggish off the line.

Hey fellas. I'm new to the forum. I've have my 79 GL1000 for about 6 months now. The entire time i've had it, it's sluggish off the line and then i feel a bit of a kick (at about 15mph or around 3000rpm). If I'm really easy off the line and pull the clutch a bit when its about to happen, it smooths ...